int/long unification hides bugs

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.org.uk
Wed Oct 27 09:35:17 CEST 2004


kartik vaddadi <kartick_vaddadi at yahoo.com> wrote in message news:<mailman.5538.1098846078.5135.python-list at python.org>...
> --- Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at uci.edu> wrote:
> > 
> > Overflow errors are not automated tests.
> 
> why not? they detect bugs.

Yes, but usually not until your expensive space hardware is over (and
subsequently in) the Atlantic Ocean.

Paul



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